The Warmest April We’ve Ever Known

Meet April Thompson, one of our community’s most remarkable people.

For meeting needs big and small, she has the will to find a way

We started a new holiday tradition here a couple of years ago. We call it The 12 Days of Christmas, and it’s our way to honor some truly wonderful people in the Chapel Hill area. After asking members of the community to nominate one of their heroes to receive $1,000 in free car care, we choose the 12 people whose stories of service and triumph moved us most. That’s how we met April Thompson.

It all started after a major storm

April has an inspiring commitment to providing support and resources to people in need. After Hurricane Matthew devastated parts of  central and coastal North Carolina with heavy rains and flooding, she founded Orange County Strong N.C. to help.

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